Housing Registration Opens January 18th

You may reserve a room for GALA Festival 2016 at any one of the fourteen Festival Hotels starting at 7:00 PM Central Time on Monday, January 18th. Now! Go to www.galafestivalhotels.com. The hotels are all within an easy walking distance to the Denver Performing Arts Complex (DPAC) — eleven of the Festival hotels are within three blocks of the DPAC. Read more

The Ellie Caulkins Opera House

We are so excited to be performing at this amazing venue! Here’s a little more info about this stunning space:

The Ellie Caulkins Opera House, colloquially known as “the Ellie,” is the premier venue inside of the historic Quigg Newton Denver Municipal Auditorium. Read more

GALA Festival 2016 Performance Schedule

***Newly updated schedules, check them out***

Once again, CGMC kicks off the first concert block of the Festival with a performance on Sunday, July 3 at 12:00 Noon in the Ellie Caulkins Opera House. For a complete look at the Festival schedules click on a link below or go to the Festival 2016 Programming page.

Chorus Performance Schedule (PDF)

Ensemble Performance Schedule (PDF)

Festival Overview Schedule (PDF) Read more

Additional Performance Opportunities

Looking for some additional ways to sing at Festival? Any individual delegate may register to sing in these mass chorus events whether you are singing with a GALA chorus or not.

All participating singers are expected to learn your music on your own before arrival at Festival. Rehearsal tracks will be provided. There will be a small fee for music purchase. For more information and rehearsal schedules, click here.

Registered delegates can log into your Festival Registration Page and indicate your participation in the “Individual Delegate Performance Options” section. Read more

Our GALA Festival Set Announced!

This is the tentative set list for GALA 2016 as of 1/1/16. Please know that this set list is subject to change at the Artistic Director’s sole discretion. We hope that you are as excited as we are to perform Jimmy’s inspiring program. Enjoy! Read more

GALA Festival 2016 Fast Facts

What is GALA?
GALA is an association of LGBTQ choruses across the globe with over 180 members. CGMC is one of the founding members of GALA. Read more about GALA’s mission and history.

Why belong to GALA?
In addition to being a resource for choruses new and old, GALA organizes a festival once every four years where choruses come together and perform for each other.

So when is the next festival?
The next festival is July 2-6, 2016 in Denver, CO. Read more